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How to boot to desktop in Windows 8.1 / 8 – Skip Windows 8 start screen – Quick Windows 8 start

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You have Windows 8 and it takes forever to get where you want to.  But, you can skip to your desktop right away and bypass the regular archaic start screen.

Here’s how to boot directly to the desktop in Windows 8:

  1. Make sure you update your Windows 8 to 8.1 or higher by installing the latest Windows 8 updates.
  2. Right-click your Windows 8.1 task bar->choose Properties.
  3. Click Navigation tab->Check Go to the desktop instead of Start when I sign in.

That’s it.  Just three steps to bypass the log-on and convoluted home page.  No need to be a Windows 8 expert or Microsoft certified tech.

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